Archive for January 2018

Jackie Robinson’s impact on the game was unparalleled. Which modern player is his best on-the-field comparison?

Scott Rolen belongs in the Hall of Fame, but for some reason he barely got a sniff from the voters this year.

From cupping to magnetic therapy and other speculative healing techniques.

The Cubs’ College of Coaches was a mess but was it also a precursor to modern player development?

The story of the Asashi Baseball Club elucidates a history of triumph and loss for Japanese Canadian baseball, and points to its future.

A brief tour through baseball’s winter vacation.

Can a machine really call balls and strikes more accurately (and quickly) than a human?

Fan Scouting could bring another way to deepen the connection between the people in the stands and the game on the field.

A rival pitcher’s great game holds a profound lesson for a young boy.

Purnal Goldy’s career showed great promise, before life and one bad game called him home.